Invasive Stink Bugs Plaguing Soybean Farmers in 3 States

By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - The Deep South's nastiest soybean pest is marching north, and Mississippi and Arkansas are facing their worst invasion ever. Two warm winters followed by this year's warm spring have let invasive red-banded stinkbugs spread well beyond south Louisiana, where they've been prevalent since 2000.